Volunteering activities –‘co-curricular record’ – as a tool to find work


Useful tool for graduates and employers is the ‘co-curricular record’ or CCR, which is a second transcript that graduates receive which highlights their leadership and other skills they’ve developed in volunteer activities on and off campus. This is a very useful tool for employers to get a broader understanding of who graduates are and what they’ve achieved outside the classroom.

Universities must give much more help to their graduates to succeed in today’s changing workplace. That means career counselling should focus more on developing the skills they need to be more entrepreneurial in their approach to finding work – as opposed to a traditional job.

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